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POLITICAL SCIENCE POLITICAL PARTIES 1.NationalismEthnic Nationalism does exist, just not at national level in CanadaIe. Québec: Pur Laine: francophones on Québec that can trace 150+ years in Quebec and both sides are french. This is the closest Canada arguably has.Indigenous: might not (believe) they are CanadiansUnder a sense of colonizationCanadian identity might come 2nd or may not be typically recognized/identified to themselvesNo national party unlike Bloc Québecois National party organizations (Assembly of First Nations)Canada and USA have lived together for a very long time (1812→now) over 200 years in peaceParticipates in trade (biggest trading relationship internationally) Solves issues through institutional means2.MulticulturalismFirst French settlers immersed themselves in indigenous culturesThen English and JewsIn 1759 British victorious of war/argument in Quebec/ ∴ part of British EmpireBrits knew the Americans weren’t too happy (just a few years from American wars of independence) and didn't want to further alienate Québecois 1971 term was coined and used readilyUntil then the canadian gov’t couldn’t find out where the francophones were living (west 🠄east)Royal Commision of Bilingualism and Biculturalism 1960’sEncountered many people not strictly either French or English Might live there for 200 years but still strongly identify as Scottish Canadian, Chinese Canadian, etc.PM P Trudeau implemented multiculturalism policy(1970’s)Pushed multicultural celebrationsCritics say( may say) it’s all surface, we are institutionally/systemically bicultural not multiculturalMost diverse country internationallyLikely most effective in the worldWe don’t tend to head a lot of racism/anti-immigration to the extent that we hear from the US or the UK🠄Ideas in Political EconomyConservativeConservative’s ideology can vary per nationCanada has Red Tories: nickname for Conservative, red refers to socialist tendencies
In essence Conservatives vs. Liberal, Conservatives arguably came about in response to LiberalsNo concept of Aristocracy in Canada (transplanted gov’t system), and was diminishing in England by 1700’s, except for in Québec before “anglification”More of elite social classes in Canada, people coming from UK wanting to continue (live elite lifestyle)Family Compact:As much as they lived their lifestyles, felt sense of responsibility over lower classes, correspondingly lower classes were cared for in return for them being “well behaved” (ie not rioting). Obviously not perfect, but unique sense of reciprocal responsibilityThis idea is theorized to shaping modern social servicesIe rich donating to church and church providing education (sunday schools), healthcare, etc “social welfare”People seeing this, could see benefits of having literate and healthy population

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